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The formation of the Amazon Basin influenced the distribution of manatees

Phys Dot Org 11 May 2021
Tissue samples were obtained via collaboration with researchers at the Mamirauá Institute of Sustainable Development in Amazonas, the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), and institutions in Belgium and the United States.
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A new way to look at the inner workings of tiny magnets

Phys Dot Org 10 May 2021
Erik Folven, co-director of the oxide electronics group at NTNU's Department of Electronic Systems, and colleagues from NTNU and Ghent University in Belgium set out to see how thin-film micromagnets change when disturbed by an outside magnetic field ... Tiny magnets ... One slip and it's over ... DOI ... Provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
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Scientists training bees as low-cost detectors of coronavirus

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 09 May 2021
"Not all laboratories have that, especially in smaller-income countries," said Wim van der Poel, a professor at Wageningen University, which led the research ... Dirk de Graaf, a professor who studies bees at Ghent University in Belgium, told Reuters that he was skeptical that coronavirus-sniffing bees would replace lab tests.
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'Like UK variant squared': Expert says Indian variant behind massive outbreak in the country

Dawn 09 May 2021
The variant from India is perhaps the most contagious coronavirus mutation on the planet, according to Tom Wenseleers, an evolutionary biologist at the University of Leuven in Belgium ... "The new variant from India has a very big transmission or growth advantage," even over the UK mutation, he said in an interview with an American radio network, NPR ... .
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Is The Variant From India The Most Contagious Coronavirus Mutant On The Planet?

Democratic Underground 08 May 2021
Link to tweet. Tweet text.. Justin Hendrix. @justinhendrix ... "It's kind of like the U.K. variant squared." ... An evolutionary biologist in Belgium found that the variant from the U.K ... variant had a transmission advantage over the other types of the virus," says Wenseleers, an evolutionary biologist at the University of Leuven in Belgium ... .
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RPT: REVIEW - World Vaccine Congress Award to Moderna 'Not Neutral,' Reflects US Market Aspirations

Urdu Point 07 May 2021
The World Vaccine Congress has been in existence for almost 20 years and the institution is respected, especially across the Atlantic, but everyone must realize that geopolitics intervenes at this level," Marc Van Ranst, acclaimed virologist from the KULeuven university in Belgium, said.
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Harness-wearing bees being used to sniff out Covid-19

TVNZ 07 May 2021
"It is a good idea, but I would prefer to carry out tests using the classic diagnostic tools rather than using honeybees for this,” said Dirk de Graaf, a professor who studies bees, insects and animal immunology at Ghent University in Belgium. .
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Dutch scientists have taught bees how to detect COVID-19

New York Post 07 May 2021
More On.. Coronavirus ... To train the insects, scientists at Wageningen University in the Netherlands gave them sugary water as a reward for identifying samples of the virus ... I am a huge bee lover, but I would use the bees for other purposes than detecting COVID-19,”  Dirk de Graaf, a professor who studies bees at Ghent University in Belgium.
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REVIEW - World Vaccine Congress Award to Moderna 'Not Neutral,' Reflects US Market Aspirations

Urdu Point 06 May 2021
The World Vaccine Congress has been in existence for almost 20 years and the institution is respected, especially across the Atlantic, but everyone must realize that geopolitics intervenes at this level," Marc Van Ranst, acclaimed virologist from the KULeuven university in Belgium, said.
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Playing With Art

Biltmore Beacon 06 May 2021
While Adams started off creating very organic shapes and landscapes in her paintings, a move to Brussels, Belgium, added another layer of artistic inspiration as she fell in love with European architecture ... Recently she had the honor of painting a custom commission by Auburn University for a treasured donor.
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Bees in the Netherlands trained to detect Covid-19 infections

Straits Times 06 May 2021
But Dr Dirk de Graaf, a professor who studies bees, insects and animal immunology at Ghent University in Belgium, said he did not see the technique replacing more conventional forms of Covid-19 testing in the near future.
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Oddly EnoughBees in the Netherlands trained to detect COVID-19 infections

Reuters 06 May 2021
But Dirk de Graaf, a professor who studies bees, insects and animal immunology at Ghent University in Belgium, said he did not see the technique replacing more conventional forms of COVID-19 testing in the near future.
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The First-Ever Evidence of the Multiverse

Interesting Engineering 06 May 2021
Their work ushered us into a new age of cosmology, allowing scientists to study and understand our universe as never before ... Hawking's final research paper, published just 10 days before he died, was written along with Thomas Hertog, a professor of theoretical physics at KU Leuven University in Belgium, and it concerned the multiverse.
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Iran diplomat's 20-year sentence for France bomb plot confirmed

The New Arab 05 May 2021
"Mr Assadi's lawyer has failed to lodge an appeal," a spokesman for Belgium's federal prosecutor's office told AFP ... An Iranian-Swedish academic who guest lectured at Belgium's VUB university, Ahmadreza Djalali, has been given a death sentence by Iran's regime, which has accused him of espionage.
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Ray Douglas Morrison

HJ News 05 May 2021
Ray Douglas Morrison, 67, of Woodville, Texas, died at work from a massive heart attack August 21, 2020 ... He was raised in Tremonton and graduated from Bear River High School in 1971 ... He served an LDS mission to The Netherlands and Belgium. He attended Utah State University, Ricks College, Church College of Hawaii, and Brigham Young University ... ×.
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